Elias G. Carayannis

Elias G. Carayannis is a professor of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. He is the co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the European Union Research Center (EURC) at The George Washington University School of Business. Dr. Carayannis’ teaching and research activities focus on the areas of strategic government – university and industry R&D partnerships, technology road-mapping, technology transfer and commercialization, international science and technology policy, technological entrepreneurship, and regional economic development.

Dr. Carayannis has several publications in both academics and practitioners, US and European journals such as IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management (IEEE TEM), Research Policy, Journal of R&D Management, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Technovation, Journal of Technology Transfer, Engineering Management Journal, Journal of Growth and Change, The Review of Regional Studies, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Le Progres Technique, and the Focus on Change Management. He has also published eleven books to date on science, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship with CRC Press, Praeger/Greenwood Press, Palgrave/MacMillan Press, and Edward Elgar, plus several more under contract. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Book Series on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Edward Elgar), The Book Series on Technology, Innovation and Knowledge Management (Springer), the International Journal of the Knowledge Economy (Springer), and the International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IGI Global). He is also Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development and on the Editorial Board of the IEEE TEM and the International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, as well as he is on the Board of Directors for the International Association for the Management of Technology (IAMOT).

He has consulted for several technology driven government, private, and large organizations, as well as small organizations such as the World Bank, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the US Agency for International Development, the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Technology Program, the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM), the USN CNO Office, Sandia National Laboratories' New Technological Ventures Initiative, the General Electric Corporate Training & Development Center, Cowen & Co, First Albany International, Entreprises Importfab, and others.

He is fluent in English, French, German, and Greek and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He is citizen of the United States of America and the European Union.

Publications

Innovation Diffusion: An Epidemiological Perspective
Nikolaos Evangelatos, Elias Carayannis. © 2014. 9 pages.
The phenomenon of diffusion has been extensively studied from different disciplines in the natural and social sciences and has been used in the study of innovation dynamics....
Creating a Sustainable Ecology Using Technology-Driven Solutions
Elias G. Carayannis. © 2013. 406 pages.
As advancements in technology continue to influence all facets of society, its aspects have been utilized in order to find solutions to emerging ecological issues. Creating a...
Measuring Democracy and the Quality of Democracy in a World-Wide Approach: Models and Indices of Democracy and the New Findings of the “Democracy Ranking”
David F. J. Campbell, Elias G. Carayannis, Thorsten D. Barth, George S. Campbell. © 2013. 16 pages.
The central research question for this article is: How can democracy and the quality of democracy be measured globally and empirically? Certainly, democracy measurement...
Sustainable Policy Applications for Social Ecology and Development
Elias G. Carayannis. © 2012. 314 pages.
Social ecology is a philosophy rooted in deep-seated social problems, particularly in hierarchical political and social systems. Social ecologists throughout the world maintain a...
Triple Helix, Quadruple Helix and Quintuple Helix and How Do Knowledge, Innovation and the Environment Relate To Each Other?: A Proposed Framework for a Trans-disciplinary Analysis of Sustainable Development and Social Ecology
Elias Carayannis, David F.J. Campbell. © 2012. 31 pages.
This article develops an inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary framework of analysis that relates knowledge, innovation and the environment (natural environments) to each...
Triple Helix, Quadruple Helix and Quintuple Helix and How Do Knowledge, Innovation and the Environment Relate to Each Other?: A Proposed Framework for a Trans-Disciplinary Analysis of Sustainable Development and Social Ecology
Elias Carayannis, David F.J. Campbell. © 2012. 31 pages.
This article develops an inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary framework of analysis that relates knowledge, innovation and the environment (natural environments) to each...
International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD)
Elias G. Carayannis. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD) addresses issues of sustainable economic, environmental, and financial development in advancing...
21ST Century Democratic Capitalism: A Time for Action and a Time to Lead
Elias G. Carayannis, Aris Kaloudis. © 2010. 13 pages.
Starting on September 11, 2001, and following both actions and reactions around the world, it may well be that we have arrived at a major tipping point in terms of socio-economic...
Triple Helix, Quadruple Helix and Quintuple Helix and How Do Knowledge, Innovation and the Environment Relate To Each Other? : A Proposed Framework for a Trans-disciplinary Analysis of Sustainable Development and Social Ecology
Elias G. Carayannis, David F.J. Campbell. © 2010. 29 pages.
This article develops an inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary framework of analysis that relates knowledge, innovation and the environment (natural environments) to each...
Foreword
Elias G. Carayannis. © 2009. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Information and Communication Technologies Management in Turbulent Business Environments.
ICT and Business in the New Economy: Globalization and Attitudes Towards eCommerce
John Sagi, Elias Carayannis, Subhashish Dasgupta, Gary Thomas. © 2008. 19 pages.
Many authors argue that information and communications technology (ICT) in this New Economy is causing a globalized, unified society. Others take the opposite stand, viewing...
ICT and Business in the New Economy: Globalization and Attitudes Towards eCommerce
John Sagi, Elias Carayannis, Subhashish Dasgupta, Gary Thomas. © 2008. 19 pages.
Many authors argue that information and communications technology (ICT) in this New Economy is causing a globalized, unified society. Others take the opposite stand, viewing...
Information and Communication Technology-Enabled Economic Growth and Convergence: Examples from EU's Central and Southeastern European Members
Elias G. Carayannis, Christopher Ziemnowicz. © 2006. 25 pages.
Globalization can be viewed as a process of increased freedom and capacity of individuals and firms to conduct economic activities with residents of other countries. The driving...
ICT and Business in the New Economy: Globalization and Attitudes Towards eCommerce
John Sagi, Elias Carayannis, Subhashish Dasgupta, Gary Thomas. © 2004. 21 pages.
Many authors argue that information and communications technology (ICT) in this New Economy is causing a globalized, unified society. Others take the opposite stand, viewing...